A drawing area style that shows how if your commence with the right wallpaper, anything else can fall into place

A unique wallpaper was the basis for this drawing area of a London townhouse. Arabella Youens explains how Rosanna Bossom set collectively this style and design.

‘My clientele are a youthful few who really like to entertain, so they wanted this space to have an impact,’ points out Rosanna Bossom.

‘As a starting issue, they advised Royal Pavilion Chinoiserie by Allyson McDermott (www.allysonmcdermott.com), a professional in handmade wallpapers.’ The designer explains: ‘When tons of electrical power comes from the walls, everything else can be really straightforward and basic.’

The chairs, sofa, fender and ottoman had been intended in home with colors picked out from the wallpaper: the crimson on the cushions matches that of the flowers, the inexperienced on the couch that of the stems.

In the meantime, the cloth on the best of the ottoman is a velvet called Marly by Colony (www.colonyuk.com). ‘I really like the colours and the texture of this design and style and check out and use a little bit of it in all my tasks.’

In other places in the plan, the strongest nod to sample is the toffee-and-white checkerboard printed linen on the armchair, a new style by Susie Atkinson, which lends a unique search to the space (www.susieatkinson.com).

Two slipper chairs in the bay can be pushed apart, making a lot more adaptable seating alternatives. The truth that they have skirts was deliberate — ‘too numerous legs on display can make a home really feel ungrounded,’ explains Overlook Bossom.

The facet tables ended up the clients’ have, with the exception of the painted bobbin layout in the much ideal corner, which is by Alfred Newall (www.alfrednewall.com). ‘I keep away from utilizing far too considerably brown home furniture in my techniques: it can make a area look as well weighty. I like to steer very clear of symmetry of any kind to steer clear of on the lookout staged and fussy.’

Overhead is the Colombier chandelier by Vaughan (www.vaughandesigns.com) and the floors are first to the home, overlaid with an Indian jute rug by Tate & Darby (www.tateanddarby.com).

See more of Rosanna Bossom’s get the job done at www.rosannabossom.co.uk  

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